The category is defined by politicians, who focus on looks rather than function.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s latest bill classifies firearms not by what they do but based on how they look.
The latest version of the senator's "assault weapon" ban targets products that highlight the irrationality of "assault weapon" bans.
A ballot initiative that took effect this week bans sales to adults younger than 21.
The New York Times continues to push the myth that there is something uniquely deadly about the guns Dianne Feinstein wants to ban.
Politicians' demands for stricter laws are notably lacking in detail and logic.
The senator is miffed that the SCOTUS nominee thinks people have a right to own the guns she wants to ban.
Kamala Harris wants Brett Kavanaugh to give gun violence victims "a fair shake," by which she means adopting her view of the Second Amendment.
A decade after recognizing a constitutional right to armed self-defense, the Supreme Court remains reluctant to defend it.
New Golden State registration rules are OK, judge says.
The city council's unanimous support for the new ban does not make up for its lack of logic and legality.
How a scary name for an arbitrary group of firearms distorts the gun control debate
Assault weapon ban proposals are more and more popular, but the facts about American gun violence show they'd have little positive effect.
His obsession with Justice Scalia's aside in
Heller about "weapons...most useful in military service" ignores Scalia writing of weapons "typically possessed by law-abiding citizens for lawful purposes."
Pedantry may be annoying, but sloppy firearms legislation is a lot worse.
This arbitrary category of firearms is not distinguished by rate of fire or muzzle velocity.
How to make an assault weapon ban look effective: include handgun murders
The policy, which the company wants Congress to impose on the country, is driven by emotion, P.R., and symbolism, not logic.
It is doubtful that the proposed rule would have made a difference in mass shootings.
Congress can't "stop the killing...by changing the law."